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The location of Wilson Cemetery









A visit to the Wilson Cemetery ...

The location of the Wilson Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Wilson Cemetery ...

The Wilson Cemetery is located in Pike County. The county seat for Pike County is located in Troy.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Wilson Cemetery

Lat:   31.6321°   (31° 37' 55")

Lon:   -85.9816°   (-85° 58' 53")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Wilson Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 49 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Wilson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Pike County.

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Ballard Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Bethel AME Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2589003<3>
 
Bluff Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Boutwell - Bundy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Carroll Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Clay Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Driggers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Hawhill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Henderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Henderson Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Hepzibah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Jones Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Lewis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mossy Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mt. Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
New Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Old Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Old Sharron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Perdue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Rhodes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Roeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Rosin Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Sanford - Barron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Selgar Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Shady Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Shearon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Smilie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Spears Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Spillars Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Starling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Strickland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Victoria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Ward - Thompson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
William Carter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Wise Mill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Zions Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Zoar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Coffee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wilson Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Wilson Cemetery.

Ariton   [Map]     Luverne   [Map]    
Banks   [Map]     McClure Town   [Map]    
Brantley   [Map]     Mossy Grove Village   [Map]    
Brundidge   [Map]     New Brockton   [Map]    
Centre Ridge   [Map]     Pine Level   [Map]    
Elba   [Map]     Social Town   [Map]    
Frisco   [Map]     Tennille   [Map]    
Glenwood   [Map]     Troy   [Map]    
Goshen   [Map]     Victoria   [Map]    
Jack   [Map]     Wilkinstown   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Wilson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Pike County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Wilson Cemetery.

Ariton   [Map]
 - Located in Dale County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Brundidge   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wilson Cemetery
 
Luverne   [Map]
 - Located in Crenshaw County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wilson Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Wilson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Pike County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bullock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Butler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coffee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Conecuh County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Coosa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Covington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crenshaw County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dale County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Geneva County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Houston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lowndes County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Macon County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Russell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Holmes County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walton County (FL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
Cemeteries of Pike County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Alabama
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Alabama,
Cemeteries of Pike County
 

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alabama

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Wilson Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Wilson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #163579   (Name of Record: Wilson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Pike
Lat: 31.6321055     Lon: -85.9816147   [Map]
Elev: 121         Map Name: Brundidge NW

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Pike County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Wilson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6321, Longitude: -85.9816     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Wilson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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